The pace of business in the 21st century is fast and furious with more and more demands on individuals to create added value and to meet business targets. It's the same with not-for-profit organisations too with reducing budgets and greater demand for services.

This makes it even more important that people in organisations are provided with opportunities to try something different away from the workplace

Companies and organisations have varying needs and for those that are looking for something that will inspire, provide encouragement and create a totally new environment other than their usual, Carlton Lodge Activity Centre has the answer.

Built on experience and trust
Carlton Lodge provides a range of indoor and outdoor activities that boost self-confidence and team working skills by focussing on communication, planning and creative thinking.

The team is passionate about what they do at Carlton Lodge with over 30 years experience in providing safe, enjoyable activities for young people. This makes Carlton Lodge an ideal choice for adults too as our instructors are fully qualified and possess excellent communication skills.

Excellent Value more activities at lower cost.
Because our core business is about using the outdoors to help children and young people discover the power of their own potential we have developed similar programmes that can be tailored to the needs of corporate teams but at much keener prices than other professional activity providers. Call us for a tailored quote and make the comparison.

Please enquire for prices. 


We are now offering camping space for up to 36 people - a truly 'in tents' experience! 

You can bring your own tents or we can arrange to supply them for you. Camping groups will be allocated their own washing and dining facilities. 

Camping is a great value way to enjoy a residential activity programme, and itself offers additional opportunities for learning and personal development.

The sports complex can be booked on a fully- or self-catered basis and can accommodate a total of 36 people in dormitories varying in size from 2 to 12 beds.  

It has a combined dining and lounge area and is equipped with a stairlift for those with limited mobility.

The Lakehouse is our newest addition to the Centre completed in 2023, it has lovely views out over the Lake. 


Lakehouse building plan.

The Stables can be booked on a fully catered basis and can accommodate a total of 36 people in dormitories varying in size from 2 to 8 beds. 

The Stables feature a dining area and separate communal lounge, as well as 3 downstairs, wheelchair-accessible dormitories with adjacent accessible showers and toilets. 


Sorry no - because of the training requirements and risk assessments we have to put in place we can't let you do your own adventorous activties. We do allow ball games, wide games and problem solving on the field during your down time but you will need to bring your own equipment. 

Carlton Lodge provides all bedding even for the self catered.The exception is those that are camping in their own tents.

Yes, risk assessments cover all aspects of our operations and a risk management summary is available for group leaders.

Yes we do. The Stables accommodation is fully accessible and all activities can be adapted to any need.

Yes. With prior warning the majority of special dietary requirements can be catered for.

Yes smoking is not allowed on site or in any Centre vehicles. 

Yes. We conform to UK national governing bodies codes of practice where applicable and the centre is licensed by AALA (Adventure Activities Licensing Authority).

There are four activities per day. Start time 9.30am until 4.30pm with an hour for lunch. Each activity lasts 1 hour 30 minutes. We also offer inclusive packages which include evening activities between the hours of 7.00pm and 8.30pm.

Anyone. Our specailty is working with organised groups of young people. We recommend that minimum numbers should be eight but if you have less, please get in touch and we will do our best to help.